Definition of 'onward'
Video: pronunciation of 'onward'
Example sentences containing 'onward'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Yet the onward march of the middle class should really be applauded. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He now moves onward with little cash on hand and little campaign organization. Christianity Today (2000)We wish you a pleasant onward journey. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Spain onward and upward with semi in hand. The Sun (2012)The onward march of the modern world means it is harder to find real darkness. The Sun (2011)The onward march of inequality continues unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It said they may be taken to a restaurant off the tourist trail or the geothermal springs before their onward flight. The Sun (2016)Thus the onward march of progress. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The men scrambled upward and onward. The Sun (2015)You're supposed to be going inward so that you can go onward and therefore upward. Times, Sunday Times (2014)From here, it has been onward and upward all the way. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)She has accepted her frailties, but also resisted their onward march. Times, Sunday Times (2006)On the one side you have those who oppose Europe because it is part of the onward march of globalisation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A producer who had accompanied the pair from Cuba boarded the onward flight with only one other actor under his care. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But although a small advance party carried on to Haiti, the majority could not get clearance for onward flights. The Sun (2010)Here, I consider my onward journey. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All my onward flights would be invalid and I couldn't afford another ticket. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'onward'
In Common Usage. onward is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'onward'
British English: onward ADJECTIVE
Onward means moving forward or continuing a journey.
There are two flights a day to the capital, and there are onward flights to other towns.
Definition of onward from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.